The Kerala government will promote the state's coconut water-based drink ‘Neera’ as a non-alcoholic health drink, Excise Minister K. Babu said Wednesday. An expert committee that studied the potential of ‘Neera’
The world's first ayurvedic ophthalmic hospital says that more and more people are turning to the ancient Indian system of medicine to resolve eye problems.
Doctors at the Sreedhareeyam Ayurvedic Eye Hospital and Research Centre
Kerala is set to popularise ayurveda therapies among tourists during the monsoon, which arrives in the last week of May, an official said on Tuesday. Popular therapies like 'age halt programme' combine ayurvedic treatment and
At age 74, ayurvedic physician Alathiyoor Narayanan Nambi still sees several patients daily, carrying forward a tradition his family has pursued for hundreds of years. Even the medicines he prescribes, made out of traditional
There was some cheer for nurses in Kerala as the State government revised the pay scales of private hospital staff for nurses who had been staging protests to increase their wages. ‘It is a small victory, but victory
Ayurveda took the digital route to reach the global audience, with Kerala Tourism launching two e-books on the Indian healing system. The e-books on Ayurveda are the award-winning coffee table books, ‘Panchakarma: Ayurveda's
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has committed to continue supporting sanitation projects in India and make the facility affordable and accessible for people.
‘We are keen on extending support to ESS (Eram
Regular smokers and those prone to popping little packs of gutka into their mouths need to watch out for a warning signal – stiffening jaw muscles. Oral sub mucous fibrosis is the pre-cancerous stage and 10% of these can
Kerala Health Minister V.S. Sivakumar on Friday said 42 percent of Kerala's population suffers from high blood pressure. The minister was speaking ahead of World Health Day, which falls on Sunday. WHO's theme for health day this
The swine flu situation is getting worse in North India with Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Haryana among the worst-hit states. While Delhi has had 1,267 cases, Rajasthan has over 600 cases but 115 deaths (the highest in the
The Ayurveda Medical Association of India (AMAI) Thursday expressed its displeasure at the poor representation of its members in the committee of the Kerala government which formulates health policy in the state. The committee
The media is being used as a tool by MNC giants who are entering the medical laboratories market, it was alleged on Tuesday following a sting operation by a TV channel in Kerala. Some people of a TV channel mixed the blood of a
Morbidity costs of tobacco are higher in Kerala than in the rest of the country, a health expert said explaining that this was because the people of the state enjoy greater access to healthcare -- not because they necessarily
While food security and starvation are issues that dominate headlines, there are those queuing up in India's most literate state to tuck in their tummies, with a little help from the doctor. 'Bariatric Surgery,' as the